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Weekend Events!
What's happening Downtown this weekend?
Check out our Weekend Events list to keep tabs on what's hot downtown each week! For more info, visit our site at the link below!

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Professional Bull Riders Chris Shivers Invitational at the River Center
The Chris Shivers Invitational professional bull riding event is coming to the Baton Rouge River Center Arena with "bone-crushing action" beginning at 7:30PM both nights. The Chris Shivers Invitational is a PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Enterprise Tour event that will feature some of the world's greatest riders going head to head against the world's toughest bulls.

River Center
August 26 - 27, 7:30PM

9th Annual Taste of Tiger Tailgating
The 9th Annual "Taste of Tiger Tailgating" comes to the River Center this Saturday! Bring the entire family and sample the great Louisiana Cuisine offered up by some of the best restaurants and caterers in South Louisiana. Experience the displays, spirits, everything that is LSU Tailgating Saturday night before the first LSU game! Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations and online for just $25! If you love the LSU Tigers, you'll love Taste of Tiger Tailgating.

River Center
Saturday, August 27, 5PM - 8PM

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers at Manship Theatre
Steve Martin, the multi-talented Grammy and Emmy award winning actor/comedian/musician and bestselling author has proven to be one of the most diversified performers in the entertainment industry today. Joining him onstage are the International Bluegrass Award winning Steep Canyon Rangers in support of the teams second collaboration album which has garnered critical acclaim from around the globe.

Manship Theatre
Sunday, August 28, 7PM

Something Old, Something New, Old Wedding Traditions and New Wedding Trends
This Thursday, the Old Governor's Mansion will be featuring vendors that will showcase new wedding trends. One lucky bride will win a limo ride for her and her guest, present for a two hour ride Downtown immediately after the event. A specialty blue martini will be served along with cocktails and appetizers. The first 100 brides at the door will receive a special gift.
$10 Per Person

Old Governor's Mansion
Thursday, August 25, 6PM - 9PM

Mayham Brown at Boudreaux & Thibodeaux's
This fierce twosome always manages to bring the house down with their great song selection and high energy. Nice mix of cover tunes from the 80's to now. Come rock out for what is sure to be a fun night!

Boudreaux & Thibodeaux's
Thursday, August 25

Karaoke at the Roux House
Think you can sing? Show off on the Roux House stage with a live band taking karaoke to a whole new level! Service Industry workers get 25% off tab plus, no cover!

The Roux House
Wednesday, August 24

Back to School Shock Hop at Red Star
Its time for round two of Neighborhood Threat vs. Glam-O-Rama! Dj Bird and Dj's Speedo and Travis are going to help you dance away those back to school blues with a good ole fashioned Sock-Hop. The rocking round the clock will begin at 9:00PM with alternating sets between Neighborhood Threat and DJ Bird. Before you bust out the pens and pencils, put on those dancing shoes!!

Red Star
Friday, August 27

Main Street Market
Tiger Trails now provides LSU students, faculty / staff and visitors a Farmer's Market transit service every Saturday from 8AM - 12PM. Click here to see a map of the route. The Red Stick Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from 8AM-12PM at Fifth and Main Streets.

Chase Tyler at Boudreaux & Thibodeaux's
Chase Tyler delivers a stellar night of party mania with his mix of new country and southern rock dance favorites. Always a big party when Chase plays, so come early and get ready to get down southern style!
Boudreaux & Thibodeaux's
Saturday, August 26

For a full listing of upcoming events, visit our website.

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